“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

This is a Section of “The General’s Highway”

“The General’s Highway” Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. “The General’s Highway” Marker
Inscription. Route of General Washington’s trimphant journey, December 2-23, 1783, New York to Annapolis, to resign as Commander-In-Chief of the first American Army.

Originally erected 1932 by Dorsey Chapter N.S.D.A.R. to commemorate George Washington Bi-Centennial.
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 39° 30.565′ N, 76° 9.81′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40) and Bel Air Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Pulaski Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 2008 Restoration of P.B. & W. Railroad Crossing and Later Pennsylvania Railroad Watchman's Shed (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aberdeen Proving Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hall’s Cross Roads (approx. ¼ mile away); Aberdeen Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); ENIAC (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Post Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Havre de Grace Racetrack (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
More about this marker. N.S.D.A.R. stands for the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,806 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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